LARNED — Summer hours will begin at Jordaan Memorial Library Monday, May 23.
Weekly hours will be 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Friday and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday.
Jordan Memorial Library was closed Saturday, May 21 for Larned High School Graduation. The library will also be closed Saturday, May 28 through Monday, May 30 for Memorial Day weekend. Remember to check out extra books for the long weekend.
‘The Sixth Man’
Edgar Roy, alleged to be a serial killer, needs help. His attorney, Ted Bergin, calls on his old friends, Sean King and Michelle Maxwell, to work on the case. Before they can begin their investigation Ted Bergin is murdered. With help from some surprising allies, they continue to work on the case. Questions about Roy’s past lead to half-truths, dead-ends and false friends. Threats from every direction put them on a collision course with the highest levels of government in “The Sixth Man,” by David Baldacci.
‘The Silver Boat’
Three far-flung sisters return to Martha’s Vineyard to say goodbye to the family beach house. Memories of their grandmother, mother and Irish father reveal fine cracks in their family myth. A hidden packet of old letters reveals enough truth to send them back to Ireland. In their unfamiliar ancestral homeland, each sister sees her heart, and her relationship to home in a new way in “The Silver Boat,” by Luanne Rice.
Virginia Dean wakes at midnight with a bloody knife in her hand, trapped in a room with no apparent way out. She has no memory of how she came to be in the room beside a dead body. Owen Sweetwater uses his talents to rescue Virginia from the dark energy in the mirrors lining the room. Owen’s investigation of the deaths of two glass readers lead him to Virginia and he soon realizes she has powers of her own. Owen must rely on her powers in the midst of great danger in “Quicksilver,” by Amanda Quick. “Quicksilver,” is the second book in the Looking Glass Trilogy. Book one is “In Too Deep,” by Jayne Ann Krentz which is available for check out.
‘Breaking the Rules’
Izzy Zanella’s estranged wife, Eden, is back and she’s on a mission to save her teenage brother Ben from an abusive stepfather. She and Izzy have to repair their broken marriage if they are to have a chance of gaining custody of Ben. Izzy and Eden’s brother, Danny Gillman, have to bury the past to fight for Ben’s future. A young girl running away from a child prostitution ring seeks shelter with Eden and Izzy. Her pursuers kidnap Ben, leading to a deadly standoff in “Breaking the Rules,” by Suzanne Brockmann.
The Jordaan Memorial Library Book Club met at 9 a.m. Tuesday, May 17 in the Cummins Room. The theme for May is “Bless Yourself Read a Book”. Come join in the lively discussion and find out what is new at the Library.